Journal of Aviation (JAV) is an international blind peer-reviewed electronic publication with free distribution. JAV publishes both quantitative and qualitative research articles. Relative topics include air carrier and general aviation flight and ground operations, the technological aspects of airport operation, aviation maintenance and engineering, aviation human factors and applied training research in both collegiate and industry settings, and significant developmental and historical topics related to these areas.
JAV is an Open Access journal. This means that articles are free for users, immediately on publication. In a global industry such as aviation, with many practitioners as well as academic researchers, the founders of the JAV regard free access to evidence-based research as essential for the development of the discipline.